Adam Peter Helsing

30 October 1845–19 January 1915 (Age 69)
Visnum, Värmland, Sweden

The Life of Adam Peter

When Adam Peter Helsing was born on 30 October 1845, in Visnum, Värmland, Sweden, his father, Johannes Carlsson Helsing, was 36 and his mother, Anna Lisa Jansdotter, was 32. He married Anna Charlotta Sahlqvist on 9 June 1877, in Visnum, Värmland, Sweden. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 19 January 1915, in Visnum, Värmland, Sweden, at the age of 69.

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Adam Peter Helsing
Anna Charlotta Sahlqvist
Marriage: 9 June 1877
Hilma Helsing
Johan Helmfrid Helsing
Hildur Josefina Helsing
Gustaf Herman Helsing
Helmer Florentin Helsing
Helena Sofia Helsing
Hanna Dagmar Helsing

Spouse and Children

9 June 1877
Visnum, Värmland, Sweden


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Parents and Siblings

    Johannes Carlsson Helsing


    Anna Lisa Jansdotter




    Charlotta Regina Helsing


    Carl Johan Johansson


    Erik Gustaf Johansson


    Jan Fredric Johansson



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World Events (7)

1848 · The March Unrest

Age 3

The March Unrest, or the Marsoroligheterna, was a series of riots in Stockholm in March 1848, due to news of the French Revolution. As a mob gathered and plundered shops on March 19, the militia fired shots and 18 deaths. The army arrived on March 21 for reinforcement and terminated any further rioting.

Age 7

Anti-Jewish riots broke out in Stockholm.
1873 · The Swedish Krona Becomes National Currency

Age 28

The Swedish krona replaced the Swedish riksdaler as the national currency in 1873.

Name Meaning

1 Norwegian: habitational name from a farmstead named Helsing. The origin of the farm name is uncertain; possibly it indicated that the occupant was someone from Helsingland in Sweden.2 Swedish: possibly a habitational name for someone from Helsingland (Swedish Häsingland).3 German: possibly a habitational name from Helsungen in the Harz Mountains.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Adam Peter Helsing in entry for Helmer F Helsing, "Ohio Deaths, 1908-1953"
  • Adam Peter Helsing, "Sweden, Household Examination Books, 1880-1930"
  • Adam Peter Helsing, "Sweden, Household Examination Books, 1880-1930"

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